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Land Surveying in practice41326/5012/2223/1/87
Study guide

Land Surveying in practice

Academic year 2022-23
Is found in:
  • IC Digital Tools for Heritage Management, programme stage 2
In other study programme:
  • Bachelor of Real Estate as Land Surveying in practice
  • Bachelor of Real Estate as Land surveying in practice 03
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 4 credits
Weight: 4,00
Total study time: 100,00 hours
Special admission is required to enrol in this course unit under
  • credit contract.
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Teaching Staff: Stal Cornelis, Verbeke Marie, Verdonck Marie-Leen, Viaene Pepijn
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 1

Final objectives

The student is digitally literate and uses technology to achieve results within the specific professional context.
The student has an investigative attitude to achieve improvement and innovation in professional activities by means of reflection and evidence-based practice.


The student has skills on data acquisition by means of laser scanning and photogrammetry.
The student assesses the quality of topographical measurement data.
The student has the technical skills to maintain topographic equipment.


Land surveying practice 3 is situated around the following topics:

  • Data acquisition using laser scanning
  • Data acquisition using photogrammetry
  • Quality analysis based on ISO-norms (ISO 17123-series)
  • Maintenance of topographic equipment

Organisation of education

Contactonderwijs52,00 hours

Teaching methods

  • Demonstration
    Additional information: English program: online sessions
  • Guest speaker or lecture/Testimony
    Additional information: English program: online sessions
  • Assignment
    Additional information: English program: online sessions

Study guidance

  • Course material is available via the digital learning environment
  • Personal assistance with instructors is possible (upon request)


Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Outside exam scheduleIntegrated assessment100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
Outside exam scheduleIntegrated assessment100,00
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Re-sit exam: is possible.

Other study materials

  • Slides, data, and additional course material will be offered via the online elearning platform;
  • Original recordings of the classes will be published for the students in accordance with the HOGENT guidelines.

Study costs

See program website for all information about study costs.


Refer to the sequence table in the Departmental Education and Examination Regulations.
Possible deadlines for learning account: 01.12.2022 ()